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Indiae Orientalis, Nova Descriptio [Dutch Map Of The East Indies]

1630. Engraving, text including title in plate overall, 42.7 x 56.7cm (paper). Soiling and minor rubbing overall, repaired tears, creases and missing portions.

Text includes “Amstelodami. Ioannes Ianssonius excudebat.”

Original as issued. Important early map of Southeast Asia and the Philippines, and a landmark in the mapping of Australia, first published by Jan Jansson in 1630. This is also the only Dutch printed map showing the 1606 discoveries of Willem Jansz, who in the Duyfken is attributed as making the first recorded European discovery of Australia, mapping the Cape York Peninsula. Ref: NLA.

Item #CL174-1

Price (AUD): $3,800.00  Other currencies

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